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WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers miss opportunities, fall to No. 2 Alabama in season opener
WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers miss opportunities, fall to No. 2 Alabama in season opener

ATLANTA — Up until one momentous, prolonged and ultimately decisive sequence Saturday, West Virginia withstood Alabama and many of the challenges that come with opening the season in a neutral-site game that feels a little like a road game...

WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers miss opportunities, fall to No. 2 Alabama in season opener
WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers miss opportunities, fall to No. 2 Alabama in season opener

ATLANTA — Up until one momentous, prolonged and ultimately decisive sequence Saturday, West Virginia withstood Alabama and many of the challenges that come with opening the season in a neutral-site game that feels a little like a road game...

WVU FOOTBALL: Trickett, White connect for career days in loss to Alabama

ATLANTA ­— West Virginia University seniors Clint Trickett and Kevin White worked together to establish personal bests in Saturday’s 33-23 loss to Alabama in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game here at the Georgia Dome.

Trickett, a 6-...

Chuck McGill: Herd, WVU try to achieve the improbable
Chuck McGill: Herd, WVU try to achieve the improbable

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Mountain State’s only two major college football programs will simultaneously begin improbable quests this Saturday.

Marshall travels to Miami University in Oxford, Ohio for Game 1 of 14 in a season that...

WVU FOOTBALL: What will Alabama do with QBs against Mountaineers?

ATLANTA — Time to get some answers about Alabama’s quarterback competition.

Florida State transfer Jake Coker and fifth-year senior Blake Sims have been vying for the top job throughout preseason practice and coach Nick Saban says...

MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Know your enemy, Alabama edition
MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Know your enemy, Alabama edition

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In his legendary tome “Art of War,” ancient Chinese military general Sun Tzu said a successful army must know its enemies.

Here at the Gazette-Mail, we think the same strategy applies to football....

West Virginia might root against Nick Saban this weekend, but ‘Brother’ is still beloved in his hometown
West Virginia might root against Nick Saban this weekend, but ‘Brother’ is still beloved in his hometown

Alabama coach’s family has deep roots in W.Va. community

By ASHLEY B. CRAIG

daily mail staff

IDAMAY — In the town of Idamay, Nick Saban Sr. is something of a legend. When he’s spoken of, it’s with fondness ...

WVU FOOTBALL: Offense’s tempo could help Mountaineers succeed against Alabama
WVU FOOTBALL: Offense’s tempo could help Mountaineers succeed against Alabama

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — There is folly involved with suggesting Alabama’s defense has a weakness. This, after all, is the same football program that led the nation in scoring defense and total defense in 2011 and 2012 before slipping all the ...

MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Dillon ready to bruise, batter Alabama
MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Dillon ready to bruise, batter Alabama

ATLANTA — Maybe it is the time that has taken its toll on West Virginia. After all, this season-opening game against Alabama was first reported on in May 2012. That’s a lot of hours in the film room, a lot of SportsCenters, a lot of...

MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Spain’s starts, five-stars and the underdogs

BY CHUCK MCGILL

DAILY MAIL SPORTS EDITOR

Fans near, far have options to view WVU game
Fans near, far have options to view WVU game

Tavern in Atlanta,

nonprofit in Charleston

offer watch parties for Saturday’s WVU game

WVU FOOTBALL: Crook gets closer to setting o-line rotations

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia is two days away from opening the season against No. 2 Alabama in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game (3:30 p.m., ABC), but offensive line coach Ron Crook is still coming up with a plan for the Georgia Dome....

Mike Casazza: WVU’s Bradley has seen plenty of Saban

MORGANTOWN — There are reasons Tom Bradley was so important for so long at Penn State and why athletic directors tried to get him to leave Happy Valley and take over his own program. There are reasons he sent so many players to the NFL and won...

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Mountaineer Gameday

MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Know your enemy, Alabama edition
West Virginia might root against Nick Saban this weekend, but ‘Brother’ is still beloved in his hometown
MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Dillon ready to bruise, batter Alabama
MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Spain’s starts, five-stars and the underdogs